Independence Means Losing British State Pension Says Gordon Brown

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If we do not do it this way then the taxpayer from the rest of the UK (rUK) would have to find more money on a day-to-day basis to make up for the tax not coming from Scotland in order to fund Scottish pensions as well as those for the rUK. The Scottish could then pay another pension on top from their own taxpayers. Doesn’t sound fair to me.

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Extra £500m flood spending needed to keep pace with climate change

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Nine severe flood warnings – meaning there is a danger to life – are currently in place in the south-west as high sea levels combine with strong winds to bring coastal flooding to many areas.

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Risk of surge in pensioner poverty

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The report has also called for annuity type government bonds to be issued, which retirees could purchase instead of annuities. Insurers and pension providers would then offer products that provide income after the bonds expire.

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Heavy rain and strong winds are finally set to ease as jet stream returns to normal position Further overnight major damage has been caused to the coastal road in the village of Amroth, Pembrokeshire,

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Taiwan's finance ministry to push for bank mergers

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First Financial operates First Commercial Bank, while Taiwan Cooperative Financial has Taiwan Cooperative Bank.

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